Latvia PM resigns after Riga supermarket collapse

Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has resigned after the collapse last week of a supermarket roof in the capital Riga that killed more than 50 people, his spokesman said on Wednesday, Reuters reports.

Valdis Dombrovskis was the longest serving prime minister in Latvia’s history.

“The country needs a government which is capable of resolving the situation which has emerged,” he was quoted as saying by the Baltic news agency Delfi.

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